Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Front Office Developer was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Front Office Developer
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 903 951 962
Rank change year-on-year +48 +11 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 281 216 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 214 199 288
UK median annual salary £95,000 £82,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.15% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,350
90th Percentile £130,875 £102,500 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,750 - £28,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 165,679 163,174 193,910
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.46% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,885 135,060 162,836
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,525
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Front Office Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Front Office Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front Office Developer.

Salary trend for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office Developer over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +62 281 £95,000 +15.15% 24
London +44 268 £95,000 +15.15% 22
UK excluding London - 15 £50,750 - 2
Midlands - 13 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 7 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 6 - -
North West - 2 £51,500 -
South West - 2 £51,500 -
North of England - 2 £51,500 -

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, Front Office Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Front Office Developer in the job title.

1 281 (100.00%) Front Office
2 137 (48.75%) Finance
3 130 (46.26%) Banking
4 124 (44.13%) Java
5 122 (43.42%) C#
6 103 (36.65%) SQL
7 89 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
8 81 (28.83%) Equities
9 75 (26.69%) Multithreading
10 66 (23.49%) Investment Banking
11 63 (22.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 60 (21.35%) Problem-Solving
13 58 (20.64%) SQL Server
13 58 (20.64%) Low Latency
14 53 (18.86%) .NET
15 50 (17.79%) C++
15 50 (17.79%) Python
16 49 (17.44%) TDD
17 45 (16.01%) VBA
18 44 (15.66%) OO
18 44 (15.66%) WCF
19 42 (14.95%) Analytics
19 42 (14.95%) Scrum
20 41 (14.59%) Change Management
20 41 (14.59%) Electronic Trading
21 39 (13.88%) Microsoft Excel
22 38 (13.52%) T-SQL
23 37 (13.17%) Oracle
23 37 (13.17%) Data Modelling
23 37 (13.17%) Analytical Skills

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (4.98%) JBoss
1 14 (4.98%) Tomcat
2 11 (3.91%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.36%) Apache
Applications
1 39 (13.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.85%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.36%) Bluemix
1 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.07%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.71%) Multicast
3 1 (0.36%) HTTP
3 1 (0.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (20.64%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.25%) Couchbase
2 26 (9.25%) NoSQL
3 17 (6.05%) Hadoop
3 17 (6.05%) KDB
4 15 (5.34%) Blockchain
5 14 (4.98%) Big Data
5 14 (4.98%) Relational Database
6 12 (4.27%) Tick Data
7 10 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (3.20%) Power BI
8 9 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.14%) OLAP
10 6 (2.14%) OLTP
11 2 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.71%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (0.71%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 34 (12.10%) Git (software)
2 26 (9.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.56%) Maven
4 9 (3.20%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (2.49%) Subversion
6 6 (2.14%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (2.14%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.42%) JUnit
8 3 (1.07%) JIRA
8 3 (1.07%) Mockito
9 2 (0.71%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.71%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.36%) Ant
10 1 (0.36%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.36%) Moq
10 1 (0.36%) MSTest
10 1 (0.36%) NUnit
10 1 (0.36%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 281 (100.00%) Front Office
2 137 (48.75%) Finance
3 130 (46.26%) Banking
4 66 (23.49%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.91%) Games
6 5 (1.78%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.78%) Retail
7 2 (0.71%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (18.86%) .NET
2 44 (15.66%) WCF
3 32 (11.39%) WPF
4 28 (9.96%) XML
5 20 (7.12%) Spring
6 18 (6.41%) FIX Protocol
7 17 (6.05%) AngularJS
8 15 (5.34%) Hibernate
9 14 (4.98%) Java EE
10 10 (3.56%) ASP.NET
11 9 (3.20%) HTML
11 9 (3.20%) HTML5
11 9 (3.20%) STL
12 8 (2.85%) RESTful
13 6 (2.14%) WinForms
14 5 (1.78%) JMS
15 4 (1.42%) React
16 3 (1.07%) .NET Framework
16 3 (1.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 3 (1.07%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 81 (28.83%) Equities
2 63 (22.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 37 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (12.81%) Derivative
5 33 (11.74%) Fixed Income
6 32 (11.39%) Greenfield Project
7 31 (11.03%) Computer Science
8 13 (4.63%) User Experience
9 12 (4.27%) Data Structures
10 11 (3.91%) Hedge funds
11 10 (3.56%) Equity Derivative
12 9 (3.20%) Grid Computing
13 5 (1.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 5 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
14 4 (1.42%) Cyberthreat
14 4 (1.42%) Fintech
15 3 (1.07%) Algorithms
16 2 (0.71%) OTC Derivatives
17 1 (0.36%) Public Cloud
17 1 (0.36%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.47%) Linux
2 15 (5.34%) Unix
3 7 (2.49%) Windows
4 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (26.69%) Multithreading
3 60 (21.35%) Problem-Solving
4 58 (20.64%) Low Latency
5 49 (17.44%) TDD
6 44 (15.66%) OO
7 42 (14.95%) Analytics
7 42 (14.95%) Scrum
8 41 (14.59%) Change Management
8 41 (14.59%) Electronic Trading
9 37 (13.17%) Data Modelling
10 36 (12.81%) Test Automation
10 36 (12.81%) Unit Testing
11 35 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (11.03%) Asset Management
12 31 (11.03%) SDLC
13 30 (10.68%) E-Commerce
14 27 (9.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 27 (9.61%) DNA
14 27 (9.61%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 124 (44.13%) Java
2 122 (43.42%) C#
3 103 (36.65%) SQL
4 50 (17.79%) C++
4 50 (17.79%) Python
5 45 (16.01%) VBA
6 38 (13.52%) T-SQL
7 18 (6.41%) JavaScript
7 18 (6.41%) Scala
8 16 (5.69%) Java 8
9 10 (3.56%) Ruby
10 9 (3.20%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.85%) Haskell
12 7 (2.49%) C
12 7 (2.49%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.42%) Perl
14 3 (1.07%) VB
15 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.36%) Clojure
16 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (11.74%) Degree
2 6 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.07%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Docker
1 1 (0.36%) GridGain
Vendors
1 37 (13.17%) Oracle
2 27 (9.61%) Tableau
3 18 (6.41%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.49%) ION Trading
5 6 (2.14%) Bloomberg
6 5 (1.78%) Fidessa
6 5 (1.78%) Solace
6 5 (1.78%) Sybase
7 4 (1.42%) Informatica
8 2 (0.71%) Murex
8 2 (0.71%) SunGard
8 2 (0.71%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.36%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.36%) Google
9 1 (0.36%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.36%) IBM
9 1 (0.36%) StreamBase